Linking job seekers with opportunity
May 15, 2013 Our jobs fair recently in the Mahoning Valley illustrated the great opportunities we have in our state and some of the challenges we face. more »»
Kasich lit fuse for fireworks
April 14, 2013 Judging by the sounds and sights coming from the Ohio Statehouse last month, it seemed like an early fireworks show when Gov. John Kasich introduced his biennial budge. more »»
Soldiers making progress
February 26, 2013 EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article was published by the Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System, which connects worldwide media and the military serving in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Qatar... more »»
Ballroom dancing alive and well
November 9, 2012 The music fills the room with cascading violins. The rhythm of the waltz is slow and steady. The dancers glide across the highly polished oak floor. more »»
President hasn’t supported soldiers
November 7, 2012 The attack on our Consulate in Libya has additional meaning for me. I know we were all saddened when we heard what had happened to the ambassador, his aid and the two Navy Seals. more »»
The EPA’s war on coal is a war on consumers
November 1, 2012 Over the past year, we’ve heard a lot about the Obama Administration’s ‘‘War on Coal.’’ The White House has been quick to dismiss the notion, pointing to its ‘‘all-of-the-above’’ energy policy. more »»
Understand just how precious life can be
October 22, 2012 Recently on a cold, soggy Sunday, my son and I stood in the rain on the sidewalks of Elm Road. We were there with hundreds of others for the annual Lifechain event standing up for the unborn. more »»
Brother, can you spare a million?
October 15, 2012 With the 2012 presidential election only weeks away, we voters are being inundated with phone calls, direct mail pieces, billboards and lawn signs promoting individual candidates. more »»
Easy voting not always informed
October 5, 2012 With the election drawing near, voting issues take center stage, so I’d like to share some of my thoughts. For the life of me I can not understand this incessant drive to get people to vote. more »»
Should voting be convenient?
September 13, 2012 With an important election less than eight weeks away, voting rights and changes in the voting rules have been in the news. more »»
Can GM Lordstown survive?
September 6, 2012 Having a General Motors plant in the Mahoning Valley, we naturally are sensitive to the recent upheavals affecting the auto industry. more »»
Remembering the Valley View
September 4, 2012 I cannot help but think back with fondness of a department store that had once employed upward of 200 people in a 136,000-square-foot buildin. more »»